win a trip to australia 


Have you wanted to visit Australia, but weren't sure where to stay or what to see? Let us help! 


You'll be welcomed to Australia by former PNA parents Ashok and Archana Mishra, and treated to two days of hospitality as guests at the Mishra's home. In addition to family meals, you'll enjoy a formal four-course vegetarian Indian feast on one of your nights, local tour guiding (but not fees), one guest room with queen bed and ensuite bath. If children accompany, sleeping arrangements are available. Guests are welcome to use all amenities at home including an indoor pool, bicycles, and picnic gear. ​​

Enjoy a Platinum Tour for four at the Australia Zoo in Brisbane: full day zoo passes, VIP treatment, exclusive behind the scenes animal encounters, and undivided attention of the animals and their expert handlers. Swim with the Seals at SeaLife Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast of Australia! Meet the beautiful resident seals one-on-one, have your photograph taken on the jetty with one of the seals, enjoy a swim session with the seals, meet the passionate seal team. 

Great Barrier Reef Day Trip for two: includes roundtrip flight from Hervey Bay or Bundaberg to Lady Elliot Island, full buffet lunch, glass bottom boat and snorkeling tour, guided reef walk (depending on tides), island orientation tour, fish feeding in the lagoon, snorkeling equipment use and use of resort facilities, environmental management charge.

Enjoy 4 nights lodging in a furnished 2 bedroom apartment at The Oaks Oasis Caloundra Resort. Set on sweeping lush tropical grounds and featuring a water park, resort-style pool, putt-putt golf course, sandpit, climbing frame and giant Kangaroo Jumper, the Caloundra resort is packed with loads of fun for everyone! End your stay where it all began: another night at the Mishra household. 



Trip Details:

  • 160,000 miles on United Airlines.


  • Pick-up and drop-off at Brisbane airport provided by your hosts. 


  • Your first two and your last nights at the Mishra house, featuring family meals, local tour guiding, access to bikes, indoor pool, picnic gear, and finally, a gourmet 4-course vegetarian Indian feast. Accommodation is for two, but if children accompany, sleeping arrangements are available. 


  • 4 nights at a 2-bed apartment at the Oaks Oasis Resort and water park in Caloundra. 


  • 4 platinum passes to the Australia Zoo in Beerwah: a full day of extreme VIP treatment, exclusive behind-the-scenes animal encounters and the undivided attention of the animals and their expert handlers. Includes a personal photographer, photo package, VIP gift pack, and meal - morning and afternoon tea and lunch. (Age restrictions apply depending on animal encounter.) 


  • 4 tickets to the Underwater World Sea Life aquarium and seal swim experience in Mooloolaba (must be over 13, not pregnant.) 


  • 1 day excursion for two at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort ("Home of the Manta Ray") in the Great Barrier Reef, with snorkeling off a glass bottomed boat. Flight from Hervey Bay or Bundaberg to LEI included.


The Fine Print: 

  • Not included: fees, transport between Brisbane and other locations.

  • All experiences are non-transferrable. 

  • Expires March 21, 2018.

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